When your child or teen is struggling, you need strong and reliable advice provided in a caring and compassionate manner. Dr. Davenport has over 20 years experience providing this type of assistance.
His evaluation for children and teens is designed to identify or rule-out ADHD, anxiety, and mood disorders is typically completed in two sessions.
First Session: 2 hours
Before the first session, you are asked to complete the Parent Questionnaire and either e-mail, fax, or bring it to our office so Dr. Davenport can review this information prior to your first appointment.
During this 2 hour session, Dr. Davenport completes a clinical interview with you and your child/teen. This highly structured interview is designed to consider the nature, history, duration, and impact of your symptoms at home, at work, and in social settings.
Review of medical and family history.
Review of developmental, academic, and social history.
Consideration all possible diagnoses including ADD/ADHD, adjustment, anxiety and mood disorders.
Consideration of possible co-existing disorders.
After the first session, you are provided rating forms to be completed by teachers in order to measure adaptive functioning, social, emotional, and behavioral concerns at school .
Second Session: 1 hour
Rating forms (if requested) are scored and discussed.
History of symptoms and any resulting diagnoses are discussed.
You and your child/teen are educated about his or her diagnosis.
We will discuss a management plan to address specific needs.
Printed materials about your diagnoses are provided.
Your questions are answered.
After the evaluation, Dr. Davenport prepares an evaluation summary and recommendations addressing strengths and needs. This written report is mailed (or e-mailed) to you within 3 weeks after your second appointment.
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